# Biotechnology Engineering - BT 2014 GATE Paper (Practice Test)

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QUESTION: 3

### Which of the following options is the closest in meaning to the sentence below ?  “As a woman, I have no country.”

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In any given year, the probability of an earthquake greater than Magnitude 6 occurring in the Garhwal Himalayas is 0.04. The average time between successive occurrences of such earthquakes  is ______ years.

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The population of a new city is 5 million and is growing at 20% annually. How many years would it take to double at this growth rate?

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Q.No-6-10 Carry Two Marks Each

In a group of four children, Som is younger to Riaz. Shiv is elder to Ansu. Ansu is youngest in the group. Which of the following statements is/are required to find the eldest child in the group?

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1. Shiv is younger to Riaz.
2. Shiv is elder to Som.

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QUESTION: 7

Moving into a world of big data will require us to change our thinking about the merits of exactitude. To apply the conventional mindset of measurement to the digital, connected world of the twenty-first century is to miss a crucial point. As mentioned earlier, the obsession with exactness is an artefact of the information-deprived analog era. When data was sparse, every data point was critical, and thus great care was taken to avoid letting any point bias the analysis. From “BIG DATA” Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier

The main point of the paragraph is:

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QUESTION: 8

The total exports and revenues from the exports of a country are given in the two pie charts below. The pie chart for exports shows the quantity of each item as a percentage of the total quantity of exports. The pie chart for the revenues shows the percentage of the total revenue generated through export of each  item. The total quantity of exports of all the items is 5 lakh tonnes and the total revenues are 250 crore rupees. What is the ratio of the revenue generated through export of  Item 1 per kilogram to the revenue generated through export of Item 4 per kilogram? Solution: QUESTION: 9

X is 1 km northeast of Y. Y is 1 km southeast of Z. W is 1 km west of Z. P is 1 km south of W. Q is 1 km east of P. What is the distance between X and Q in km?

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QUESTION: 10

10% of the population in a town is HIV+. A new diagnostic kit for HIV detection is available; this kit correctly identifies HIV+ individuals 95% of the time, and HIV− individuals 89% of the time. A particular patient is tested using this kit and is found to be positive. The probability that the individual is actually positive is  ______

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Q.No-11-35 Carry One Mark Each

The eigen values of A = are

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QUESTION: 12

If an unbiased coin is tossed 10 times, the probability that all outcomes are same will be ____  x10-5.

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The solution for the following set of equations is

5x + 4y + 10z = 13

x + 3y + z = 7

4x - 2y + z = 0

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QUESTION: 14

The limit of the function e-2t sin(t) as t → ∞ is ____________

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The solution to the following set of equations is

2x + 3y = 4

4x + 6y = 0

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The unit for specific substrate consumption rate in a growing culture is

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If the dissociation constant for solute-adsorbent binding is KD, the retention time of the solute in a chromatography column

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In a batch culture of Penicillium chrysogenum, the maximum penicillin synthesis occurs during the

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The most plausible explanation for a sudden increase of the respiratory quotient (RQ) of a microbial culture is that

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Which of the following is employed for the repeated use of enzymes in bioprocesses?

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Since mammalian cells are sensitive to shear, scale-up of a mammalian cell process must consider, among other parameters, the following (given N = rotations/time, D=diameter of impeller)

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QUESTION: 22

The degree of reduction of ethanol is ________

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Gram-positive bacteria are generally resistant to complement-mediated lysis because

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QUESTION: 24

A bacterium belonging to cocci group has a diameter of 2μm. The numerical value of the ratio of its surface area to volume ( in μm-1)  is ________

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Which of the following essential element(s) is/are required as major supplement to enhance the bioremediation of oil spills by the resident bacteria?

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The 4-amino or 4-keto group of pyrimidine bases is located in the

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The product(s) resulting from the hydrolysis of maltose is/are

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